Tag: massacre

YNaijaOctober 21, 2022

#EndSARS: The use of massacre is highly debatable – VP candidate of the Labour Party, Datti Baba-Ahmed on Lekki Shooting

Datti Baba-Ahmed, the Labour Party vice presidential candidate, thinks that the usage of the term “massacre” to describe the Lekki ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 25, 2020

How many deaths will it take for succour to finally arrive in Southern Kaduna?

Bandit attack? Check! Gruesome massacre pictures? Check! Social media outrage? Check! Trending hashtag? Check! Intentional change?… Intentional change?. The rash ...

AzeezNovember 1, 2017

Those responsible for Ozubulu massacre are in South African prison – Police

Commissioner of Police in Anambra, Mr Garba Umar, on Wednesday said those responsible for the church attack in Ozubulu in ...

ToluFebruary 18, 2017

#FreeAudu: Governor El-Rufai needs to bring charges against Audu Maikori, for his own sake

The reactions to the arrest of Chocolate City Entertainment boss, Audu Maikori have spiralled since Nigerians woke up to the ...

Mazi EmekaJune 13, 2016

The Explainer: All you need to know about the Orlando shooting

More than 50 persons were on Sunday killed when a blood thirsty gunman attacked a gay club in Orlando, Florida ...

James SamboApril 9, 2016

‘My heart bleeds for my people’ – David Mark

Former Senate President, David Mark, has expressed deep sadness over the invasion and attack on Agatu, Benue state, by Fulani ...

Op-Ed EditorMarch 4, 2016

Jude Ndukwe: Agatu massacre, Ese Oruru’s abduction and the threat to Christianity in Nigeria

The recent weeks have been tough for Nigeria and Nigerians. With the strangest of shameful news making the headlines and ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 30, 2015

Zaria massacre, a divine intervention – Sheikh Gumi

Popular Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmed Gumi, has described the clash between the Nigerian Army and members of the Islamic Movement ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 27, 2015

‘Shiites killed many of our people’ | What the world calls a massacre, Zaria residents see as liberation

Residents of Zaria in Kaduna state, on Saturday, December 26, spoke of the hardship endured for over 20 years, in the ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 24, 2015

‘Buhari would be held responsible for Zaria massacre of Shiites’ – Bishop Kukah

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Matthew Kukah, has described the killing of over 300 Shiite Muslims in Zaria, ...

Ada IgboanugoApril 6, 2015

Kenya names law graduate as gunman in massacre of 147 students

by Chinwe Okafor Following the unfortunate event that left over 147 students killed in Kenya, authorities have named one of ...

Ada IgboanugoJanuary 15, 2015

#IAmNigeria: Madonna makes case for victims of Baga massacre (READ)

by Chinwe Okafor Madonna took to her Instagram page this morning to show support to the victims of Baga massacre ...

Op-Ed EditorSeptember 17, 2014

Opinion: Was Benjamin Adekunle an Igbo hater?

by Henry Onyeama The death of Brigadier Benjamin Adekunle, the GOC of the Third Marine Commando Division during Nigeria’s civil ...

April 9, 2014

Perry Brimah: Who massacred the Fulanis in Nasarawa?

by Perry Brimah If indeed these military dressed attackers who this time attacked a Fulani village are the same routinely ...

March 4, 2014

Insecurity: Fresh Boko Haram attack leaves ‘many’ dead in Borno

by Adeola Balogun There seems to be no end in sight to the current violence in the North-East as yet ...

March 1, 2014

YNaija Editorial: But Mr. President, are you really celebrating?

by the Editorial team Why an extravagant commemoration of British rule is more important to this administration than the disturbing ...

February 28, 2014

Yobe massacre: We will bring the murderers to justice – Jonathan

by Akan Ido President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday vowed to bring the perpetrators of the Yobe College killings to justice. The ...

October 1, 2013

Yobe school massacre: Troops engage Boko Haram militants in the forest, heavy shelling reported

by ‘Jola Sotubo There is a slight glimmer of hope that the perpetrators of the dastardly Yobe school murder, that ...

September 22, 2013

“It was like a movie seeing people sprayed with bullets”: Kenya mall survivors recount horror of massacre

A mother and her children hide from gunmen at Westgate Shopping Centre in Nairobi on Sept 21, 2013. Nahashon Mwangi ...

August 12, 2013

Just In: Gunmen kill 44 worshippers at a mosque in Borno

by Isi Esene Scores of worshippers have been reported killed at a mosque in Konduga, Borno state. The attack which ...

May 8, 2013

Opinion: Baga – You cannot justify a ‘massacre’

by Israel Mark Ademola-Oguntuase The terrorism war in Nigeria has given rise to unprecedented level of human rights violation in ...

April 30, 2013

Massacre in Nigeria spurs outcry over military tactics

by Adam Nossiter “I saw them putting fire on people’s houses. They are the security of the state. They have ...

March 23, 2013

“The massacre of Chinua’s people in Kano” – Soyinka, J.P Clark hit hard

by Isi Esene Literary icons, Professor Wole Soyinka and J.P Clark have reportedly linked the death of renowned writer, Professor ...

January 4, 2013

SNAPSHOT: The historic picture that captured the worst moment of Obama’s presidency

by Isi Esene Just like the ‘Four more years’ photo with wife, Michelle, symbolized President Barack Obama’s return to the ...

October 10, 2012

It wasn’t us: Boko Haram denies being responsible for Mubi massacre

by Stanley Azuakola Boko Haram has come out to flat-out deny responsibility for. the execution of about 40 students in ...

October 4, 2012

“The Mubi attack is not linked to student election” – Polytechnic official

by Isi Esene A security official in one of the Adamawa colleges has refuted claims that the massacre which was ...

October 3, 2012

Manhunt: Military conducting house-to-house search for perpetrators of Mubi massacre

by Akan Ido The Nigerian military is conducting a massive house-to-house search in Mubi, Adamawa State to arrest the perpetrators ...

August 17, 2012

WATCH: South African police kill 34 miners, injure dozens of others

Isi Esene Terrible news, in case you missed it. The South African police gunned down striking miners yesterday, killing 34 ...

July 23, 2012

Prophet T.B. Joshua accused of doctoring prophesy videos (again)

by Isi Esene A new video seeks to prove (again) that the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations ...

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